Brewed by Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn
Style: Weizen Bock
Kelheim, Germany


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RATINGS: 3168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Deep and complex – for big and relaxing moments by the fire.

Dark-ruby colored wheat doppelbock with a creamy fine head. Strong notes of ripe bananas, raisins and plums meet liquorice and roasty aromes. Full-bodied and warming, with a well-balanced and smooth finish. The ideal companion for hearty roast meat, venison and also fruity chocolate desserts, “Kaiserschmarrn” (pancakes), “Elisenlebkuchen” (christmas cookies) or blue cheese.

Oldest wheat doppelbock of Bavaria. Since 1907. 18.5°

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ross (2118) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2004
nice weizen bock.... pours out dark brown color with a hint of sweetness in the smell. the carbonation was actually mind blowing, it fizzed more than a soft drink! but it didnt effect the taste and make it taste like champagne, so that was ok. taste was sweet and sort of malty with no presence of hops in any way shape or form. quite a nice beer, that i could drink alot of. seemed more of a session beer than anything else.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5348) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - NOV 21, 2004
Bottle: Nice sweet and malty aroma of caramel and apple. Light citrus and banana in there too. Pours a transparent dark reddish-brown with a fizzy head that diminishes quickly. Flavor is real sweet with lots of fruit. Definite apple, some raison, light banana, citrus and some light caramel. Light sourness in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
xray (50) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2004
Great weizenbock, but doesn’t compare to Ramstein Winter Wheat brewed right her in the Garden state. Could be a little maltier. I also find it to be way overcarbonated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - NOV 16, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2007 Murky dark brown with some sediment and a big bubbly head. Aroma consists of banana, alcohol and clove. Flavor very yeasty with some light fruity esters, mostly banana and plum. Thins out near finish, slightly alcoholic. More carbonation would bring out the flavors and improve mouthfeel. As much as it pains me to say, I do enjoy the newer weizenbock on the block more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2004
Poured into Celebrator glass. Pours almost all head, though settles into a nice brown/purple body. Smells of Bubblegum, cloves, a little citrus and banana and some dusty malts. Initial taste is heavily alcoholic, though not in too bad a way. Needs to warm a bit, I suppose. Taste also has some tang coupled with typically hefe flavors. Banana, roasted malts, citrus. I think if I let this warm up a bit, it’ll be better.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2005 Excellent beer. It is fantastic out of the bottle and even better poured in a glass. The smell alone sold me on this beer. The aroma is not my favorite of all time, but still good. It consists of malts, toffee, wheat, banana, mocha, caramel and wine. The taste is fantastic with one of the greatest mouthfeels of all time in my opinion. The wheat, malt, banana, caramel, toffee and wine dominate the taste. There is a hint of milk chocolate in it as well, plus a unique sourness which is very enjoyable. This has been a favorite of mine for several months. I recommend it warm because more of the flavors are present. Spectacular aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - NOV 11, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2006 Pours a murky dark brown with red hue, nice aivory head. Mainly a roasted malt and brown sugar sweetness taste, then some slight banana and other dark sweetness like caramel, this being a re-rate it tasted way better the first time I had it, now it just seems average but still good and very drinkable.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bombshelter (349) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 10, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2006 Aventinus is like a good friend that you continue to return to. Every time you see that friend, it is slightly different, and there’s always something new to learn. This was my first favorite beer, and it will always retain a special place in my beer palate. My palate has turned to hoppy beers recently, so I am not as in love with it as I once was, but when I lean towards malt, this is what I lean for. Just phenomenal

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thegreenrooster (3399) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 29, 2004
Pours a dark brown with a huge head. Mine went over the sides of the glass. Aroma is malty and fruity. Flavor is cloves and lots of them! I also get some roasted malts and a touch of banana. Very good and very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeepBlack (386) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2004
From a bottle. Very dark kind of Wheat Beer. A nice strong taste that doesn’t taste like it’s an 8%er. A bit too fizzy for my taste really but still rather nice.

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